2018-19 College of Education Scholarships

Attention all College of Education students:
Scholarship applications are officially open for the 2018-19 school year!

See the full list of scholarships below and submit your application by
March 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (no late submissions will be considered).


College of Education Scholarships

Alton D. and Mildred S. Willard Scholarship Fund
The Alton D. and Mildred S. Willard Scholarship Fund was established at the UNLV College of Education to provide individuals in need with financial assistance, while pursuing a career in education. Funds will be distributed to students, in the form of need-based scholarships, in honor of these two amazing educators.

Ann and Matt Horvath Memorial Scholarship
For undergraduate elementary education majors enrolled in 12 or more credit hours; must maintain a 3.0 GPA; must be a Nevada resident at time of scholarship awarding.

Barbara L. Lochridge Memorial Scholarship
For juniors or seniors in an undergraduate elementary education program enrolled in 12 or more credit hours; must maintain 3.0 GPA; must demonstrate financial need based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Catherine Vaglio Scholarship
For full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Education; must maintain a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA; must be a Nevada resident; must demonstrate financial need based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Chester D. Simms Scholarship
For undergraduate special education majors enrolled in 12 or more credit hours; must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA; must be a Nevada resident; must demonstrate financial need based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Edward Pierson Scholarship
For undergraduate or graduate education majors with a minimum 2.8 GPA.

Eva Bortman Scholarship
For undergraduate elementary education majors enrolled in 12 or more credit hours; must maintain a 3.0 GPA; must be a Nevada resident at time of awarding.

Evelyn Semling Endowment
For sophomores, juniors, and seniors majoring in elementary education; must be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours; must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

John M. Vergiels Scholarship
For full or part-time graduate students with a major in Education; must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA; preference given to Nevada or Ohio residents and to past recipients of the John M. Vergiels Scholarship. Recipients may reapply for this scholarship in subsequent years provided they maintain the requirements.

Monti Carlin Tettamanti Scholarship Endowed Fund
For undergraduate or graduate majors; must be enrolled in student teaching for Fall or Spring; must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA; must demonstrate financial need based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Silver State Schools Student Teaching Scholarship
For undergraduate education majors or graduate students seeking initial teaching license in the College of Education; must be a Nevada resident; must be enrolled in student teaching for Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019; must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.